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Journal Entry Troff documentHelp or hindrance? Market for melatonin-laced brownie snacks persists
Lazy Cakes, Kush Cakes and Lulla Pies are the names of melatonin-laced snacks that have been in the news lately as an anti-dote to the trend of energy/caffeinated powered beverages and products. But the research on whether they are safe, or that they actually work, has not been established.
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Journal EntryHerbal supplements face new scrutiny
There is a growing trend in the U.S. of consumers using a variety of dietary supplements in hopes of getting healthier, warding off disease and easing symptoms of various conditions. A recent Wall Street Journal article reports that the federal government is stepping up research into the safety and effectiveness of a wide range of products to help consumers make more informed choices about supplements.
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Journal Entry D source codeHeroes on and off the field
Play ball! Washington Nationals Wounded Warrior softball player was named MVP of the 2012 Taco Bell All-Star Legends and Celebrity Softball Game.
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Journal EntryHigh-intensity versus long, steady workouts for losing weight
The Montreal Gazette examines this burning question.
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Journal EntryHow extreme heat conditions affect the body
Extreme heat poses a high risk and can impair the body's ability to regulate core temperatures that can lead to a variety of heat-related illnesses such as dehydration and heat stroke.
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Journal EntryHPRC at the 2012 Warrior Resilience Conference
This year’s Warrior Resilience Conference focused on the family and social aspects of Total Force Fitness.
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Journal EntryHPRC at the DoD/USDA Family Resilience Conference
Representatives of the HPRC, DCoE, and USUHS presented a workshop on a new model for military family fitness at a conference in April.
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Journal EntryHPRC’s Director at the Pentagon on 9/11
The events of 9/11 changed many lives. HPRC’s own Director was on the spot at the Pentagon that day.
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Journal EntryIf you’ve ever choked under pressure, read on.
Emerging research suggests that activating the right side of your brain may decrease likelihood of choking under pressure.
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Journal EntryIt’s all in the shape…body shape that is!
Body Mass Index (BMI) may be replaced in the future with “A Body Shape Index,” a better predictor of health risk due to obesity.
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